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Author Ashwell, Ken, 1959- author.
Title The human body atlas : how the human body works / professor Ken Ashwell BMedSC, MB, BS, PhD.
Pub Info New York : Chartwell Books, 2016.
book jacket
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J REF 612 ASH     AVAILABLE
Descript 224 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- The body systems. The skeletal system -- The muscular system -- The nervous system -- The autonomic nervous system -- The circulatory system -- The lymphatic/immune system -- The digestive system -- The respiratory system -- The urinary system -- The male reproductive system -- The female reproductive system -- The endocrine system -- The skin -- The body regions. The head -- The neck -- The trunk -- The chest & chest cavity -- The abdomen -- The urinary & reproductive organs -- The shoulders, arms, & hands -- The hips, legs, & feet -- The human life cycle.
Summary The beautiful full-color illustrations in this book are accompanied by informative text explaining the major body systems: circulatory, digestive, endocrine, lymphatic, muscular, nervous, autonomic nervous, reproductive, respiratory, skeletal and urinary systems. It's a useful resource and valuable family reference, suitable for use by both adults and students. It's a must for every home library. Discover the intricacies and beauty of the human body in this complete, fully illustrated guide. Designed to help us understand the systems, organs, parts and processes that make our bodies function, The Human Body Atlas reveals the structures and mechanisms behind the human body.
Subject Human anatomy -- Atlases.
Human body -- Popular works.
Human anatomy -- Popular works.
MEDICAL / Anatomy.
MEDICAL / Reference.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology.
Genre Illustrated works.
ISBN 0785835059
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